Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s base salary of $73.5 million over the course of his unanimous decision victories against Robert Guerrero and Canelo Alvarez made him the highest-paid athlete in 2013, according to ESPN The Magazine’s annual Top 25 list.
The Ruslan Provodnikov-Chris Algieri fight was moved from its originally scheduled location at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y., to Barclays Center in Brooklyn reportedly due to interest from Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, who, like Provodnikov, is Russian.
New Jersey welterweight Juan Rodriguez faces fellow unbeaten prospect Samuel Vasquez on Friday in Monroeville, Pa., in a make-or-break fight. The scheduled eight rounder, which will open a ShoBox tripleheader, is Rodriguez’s first time fighting on television.
Promoter and former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s Iron Mike Productions out-bid Warriors Boxing, $260,000-to-$251,000 on Tuesday for the right to promote the rematch between IBF titleholder Argenis Mendez and Rances Barthelemy.
Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks but nobody made a statement as big as Manny Pacquiao, who soundly defeated Tim Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title and climb in the magazine’s pound-for-pound and 147-pound rankings.
Former middleweight beltholder Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam returns to the ring on Wednesday to face veteran Fernando Zuniga in Santa Monica, Calif., but the once-beaten contender is targeting a showdown with undefeated WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin.
Former junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan is jazzed about his new relationship with influential manager Al Haymon and explains exactly why, prior to his May 3 meeting with welterweight Luis Collazo.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings plenty of news, starting with info on WBO 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov’s next defense against New York’s Chris Algieri.
Now with noted trainer Freddie Roach in his corner, Miguel Cotto share his thoughts of Roach, ex-foe Manny Pacquiao and his June 7 challenge of middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
Vowing to bring a new version of “Chino” to the MGM Grand on May 3, Marcos Maidana plans on fighting Floyd Mayweather like no other challenger before.
WBO middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin talked to RingTV’s Bill Emes about his Showtime-televised title defense against Lukas Konecny on Saturday, training in NYC, being the only American 160-pound titleholder, Al Haymon and the HBO/Showtime divide.
A purse bid date for for the vacant WBO featherweight title fight between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko has been set for Friday at noon in Orlando, Fla., WBO President Paco Valcarcel informed RingTV.com.
Undefeated featherweight contender Ronny Rios won a close 10-round unanimous decision over game and competitive Andrew Cancio in a Golden Boy Live! main event from the UIC Center in Chicago on Monday. Rios won by scores of 97-93 (twice) and 96-94.
Canelo Alvarez says he demanded top junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara be his next fight because “the media and fans around the world wanted this match.” They fight on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Showtime Pay Per View.
WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov will make his first defense against Chris Algieri on June 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, promoters Artie Pellulo of Banner Promotions and Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing officially announced on Monday.
Ronny Rios will fight Andrew Cancio in a 10-round junior lightweight bout at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Ill., tonight. The bout headlines a Golden Boy Live! telecast beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT on Fox Sports 1.